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The Green Self-Build Book: How to Design and Build Your Own Eco-home

Jon Broome

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 256

  • Publisher: Green Books

  • Date Published: Jul 2007

  • Stock Code: 3795

  • ISBN: 9781903998731

  • Binding: Paperback

Description

Whether you want a turf roof, solar-powered hot water, or a super-insulated (and cost- efficient) house, you need to know the essential elements of the selfbuild process. In The Green Self-Build Book, Jon Broome gives an overview of the different methods of sustainable and eco-friendly construction techniques, and presents this information in a way that is relevant to non-professionals. The book includes case studies of green building techniques such as earth & straw bale buildings.The Green Self-Build Book gives inspiration and information to guide you through the green self-build process. It is intended for anyone who is planning a self-build project, and also for housing professionals, students and teachers.

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